Submarine chaser SC 431 is depicted in Steve Maggipinto's 1:48 scale model.
SC 431 was among the chasers ordered for service in WWI, but completed after the Armistice. This chaser was transferred to the Coast Guard on 29 October 1919.
His father, Lt. Cdr. William V. Maggipinto served as commanding officer of SC 431 in 1942.The model shows the chaser in its WWII service.